Becky Bosshart
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March 12, 2007
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Sierra Railroad to offer V&T preview run

Virginia & Truckee Rail fans will be able to ride its steam locomotive on Memorial Day - long before it gets to Carson City in 2010.

The state board in charge of reconstructing the 18-mile railroad from Carson City to Virginia City approved a deal with its operator Monday to run the McCloud No. 18 in Sacramento and Oakdale, Calif.

Sierra Railroad operates the excursion Sierra Railroad Dinner Train in Oakdale, Calif., and the Sacramento River Train. The Sacramento company was awarded the contract to operate the V&T by the Nevada Commission for the Reconstruction of the V&T Railway in …

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